County NatWest Securities analyst Paul Marsh downgraded his rating of King World Productions Inc. yesterday to "accumulate" from "buy" on a price basis.
The Christmas cheer is spreading at CBS, where holiday specials have propelled the net to an easy victory in the Dec. 14-20 prime time Nielsens.
Billy Crystal is skedded to receive the Chaim Weizmann Award for Philanthropic Leadership Jan. 13 at a dinner at the Century Plaza Hotel.
NBC has set dates for longform programming and specials through the February sweeps, including a first-ever prime time berth for the NBA All-Star Game and the four-hour miniseries "The Ninja Murders."
The L.A. legit box office was fairly strong as the Christmas holiday approaches, with four shows reporting a total of $ 1,760,766. That was compared to the previous week's $ 1,607,745.
Hollywood is reaping a small bonanza from an unusual source: Income from levies on the sale of blank videocassettes in Germany and France has yielded more than $ 28 million for Tinseltown over the…
Rue McClanahan has sued her former business adviser, Lon Morton, charging fraud, securities law violations and negligent misrepresentation over his advice to invest her pension funds in local real…
According to Completion Bond Corp., budget problems for Carolco's "Cliffhanger" have not forced the company to cover any overruns.
MTV has decided to launch MTV Japan on Thursday at 10 p.m. following a brief preview, the company said yesterday.
A civil jury trial has been set for Dec. 30 to decide whether Hollywood fin-syn attorney Mickey Gardner was "unjustly enriched" when he pocketed $ 1.5 million in the mid-1980s from S&L executive…
Not surprisingly, Hispanic broadcaster Univision grabbed nine of the 10 highest-rated programs among Hispanic households, according to statistics from the first Nielsen Media Research national…